A grandiose transoceanic cruise ship sailing the seas.
On The Surface
A young black woman goes swimming in the Icelandic sea and reflects on her experience of raising a child in a country that feels nothing like home. As she enters the freezing water, she relives her traumatic pregnancy and postnatal depression. Soon her swimming eases. Being in the wild and facing her fears is helping her heal.
The Wet Socks of Berta Reyes
In an abandoned rocky region, there is a little village where only few people live. One of them, Big Tommy, finds lost socks near the coast and starts a very funny game.
2020 Russian Federation
Wash and love.
2020 Czech Republic
Roos grows up with her snails in the park. Their park. One day they get attacked by intruders. Or is it the other way around? A film about dehumanization.
2D, Stop Motion
A pregnant woman lies in a tub while her husband is preparing breakfast in the kitchen. Moments later the man finds her drained of all blood – her empty skin floating in the tub. She is moved to the bedroom where she remains confined, unable to do anything but stare and blink. The father-to-be decides to pour the blood from the tub into the couple’s aquarium. Hours, days or weeks pass. Something starts to move in the aquarium.
Annah la Javanaise
In 1893, a 13-year-old girl came to work for French painter Paul Gauguin as his maid and model. They called her Annah la Javanaise. This is a reimagining of her story.
Fatimah Tobing Rony
Mad in Xpain
In a post-apocalyptic Spain, different tribes survive, struggling to gain control of the only livelihood that exists, a very low quality red wine.